From the Editor’s Desk


Our cover story is about Surterre Properties opening up a new office in Monarch Beach and announcing Tom Iovenitti as the company’s head of business development. Joining the new office, scheduled to open in June 2011, is Rick Trevers, who was named office manager. Congratulations on your expansion, Surterre!


Our Beach Haven is the Montage Residences at the Montage Laguna Beach Resort, where Coast Sotheby’s agent Chris Guziak has an exclusive listing in the Montage Ocean Estates. Discover its impeccable amenities along with the endless coastline views.


Find out why Coldwelll Banker agent Teri Hardke loves living in Newport Beach’s One Ford Road. Its history is rich, its current amenities diverse, and it embraces a strong sense of community, which she refers to as having a “Disneyland” feel.


Check out the follow up story on the Newport Harbor High Home & Garden Tour and the monies raised for student programs and services. The event was a great success!


This Saturday, stop by the Irvine Terrace Community Garage Sale to pick up some great finds.


Peruse our Market View pages to see the latest real estate trends in your ZIP code.


SAVE THE DATE: A Harvest of event is taking place from June 3-5. It is a home and garden experience in Newport Beach that features one-of-a-kind found, repurposed and artistic items and free sustainable workshops, from redecorating and rebuilding green to creating your own fairy gardens. Special evening events showcase a preview sale of items you’ll want to take home to  chef demonstrations using locally sourced organic produce. For more information, visit We’ll have details on it in our next issue.


Keep in touch. I look forward to hearing from you.